Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing
Barry University has students who are deaf and / or hard of hearing involved in programs on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Office of Disability Services exists to facilitate equal access for students who are deaf and / or hard of hearing to all the programs and activities of Barry University. Barry's goal is to provide all students with the skills to develop an independent lifestyle.
Classroom and Exam Accommodations
Necessary classroom and exam accommodations are determined on an individual basis during the intake process. Support services and accommodations to Barry students who are deaf and / or hard of hearing are provided for both undergraduates and graduates. Services are available to matriculated Barry students who provide appropriate documentation (see documentation guidelines) of their deafness or hearing impairment.
The Office of Disability Services employs qualified sign language interpreters to assist students inside and outside of the classroom. The Office of Disability Services can be contacted through a direct TDD line (305-899-3488) as well as e-mail. A public TDD phone is available in Thompson Hall. The Office of Disability Services maintains a testing room for students whose accommodations necessitate extended time.